Howard Rheingold: Networked Knowledge & Combinatorial Creativity

This beautiful meditation on the networked nature of knowledge and collaboration turns on the fulcrum of attention to information. Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity How we choose to pay attention, and relate to information and each other shapes who we become, shapes our creative destiny and, in turn, shapes our experience of the world. And, …

Howard Rheingold: Meta-Collaboration

Wonderfully, this post addresses three subjects I track because I know they are important: metacognition and its role in infotention, augmented collective intelligence, and the relationship of human cooperation to social media. Meta-Collaboration: Thinking With Another Feeling the emotions of others, social acceptance, and cooperation are critical to our early development of the identity and …

Jean Lievens: C. M. Rubin Interview Howard Rheingold on Global Search for (Digital) Education + PBI Meta

The Global Search for Education: Digital “We live in a world now where anybody can ask any question anywhere and get thousands of answers within seconds, but it is up to the questioner to determine which of those answers are legit, which are false, which are intentionally misleading.” — Howard Rheingold The literacies today: attention, …

Howard Rheingold: TAGSExplorer: Interactively visualising Twitter conversations archived from a Google Spreadsheet | MASHe

What this has to do with infotention: become skilled at the use of NodeXl and TAGSExplorer and you’ll have a powerful tool or knowing where in Twitter (and to whom) to put your attention. TAGSExplorer: Interactively visualising Twitter conversations archived from a Google Spreadsheet | MASHe